ISHR and Cameroon Women's Peace Movement (CAWOPEM) submitted critical information and recommendations intended to better protect the Anglophone population and other ethnic minorities in Cameroon.
The murder of George Floyd on May 25, 2020, not only sparked weeks of massive protests around the world, but also transmitted a sense of urgency, from the streets of Minneapolis to the Palais des Nations in Geneva, where s ” is held on June 17, 2020, a historic debate at the Human Rights Council on the issue of racist human rights violations, systemic racism, police violence against people of African descent and violence against peaceful demonstrators.
In a new video titled “From the streets to the UN” , ISHR highlights how essential the contributions of defenders and families of victims are and why their voices must continue to resonate at the UN.
The mobilization to demand an international inquiry into systemic racism and police violence in the United States and elsewhere continues. This would not have been possible without the mobilization of millions of peaceful demonstrators and defenders around the world, to whom ISHR reiterates its commitment to support them.
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Comité Vérité et Justice pour Adama and ISHR highlighted the systemic racism in the French justice system and urged France to end impunity for police violence
At HRC49, ISHR and Global Black called on States to expose and oppose laws that curtail the ability to address racism and encourage countries to embrace history and data as evidence of a true commitment to build societies that are more just and equitable.